Technology has brought about new possibilities of recording and sharing our private lives and of rewriting our history. Social technology is the deployment of a concept and practice that can be referred to as appropriated technology, developed originally in India. The dynamic technology with the potential for global application emerges out of a Latin American context is one of the frictions at work. With the intention of allying memory with community development, the network was made up of many different kinds of organisations: universities, cultural foundations, Afro-traditional groups, civil society organisations, fishing communities and social movements. The core of the methodology is divided into three main steps: building stories; organising stories; and the socialising stories. As Hugo Slim and Paul Thompson explain: Speaking out is an act of power, and the act of listening demands respect for the speaker.